Gov. Jan Brewer returns to work Tuesday to face a rising chorus of Republican and business voices urging her to quickly quash SB1062.Read More »
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Arizona business leaders voiced their strong opposition to the ‘’religious freedom’’ bill passed this week by the Legislature as Gov. Jan Brewer began considering whether to sign or veto the measure.Read More »
Arizona gained more than 230,000 residents in the past three years, again making it one of the faster-growing states in the nation, according to new Census Bureau estimates.Read More »
Arizona’s city, county and state governments are handing out billions in economic development incentives to attract business — but not without resistance from critics who dispute their necessity.Read More »
General Motors says it will open a new information technology innovation center in Chandler and hire 1,000 high-tech employees to staff the new location.Read More »
California’s notoriously high taxes just got higher, and Arizona policymakers are looking to take advantage of the newfound opportunity to lure the Golden State’s businesses here.
On Election Day, California voters approved Proposition 30, which implements a four-year sales tax increase and a seven-year income tax hike on people who earn more than $250,000.
The mayors of Phoenix and Tucson lead a trade mission to Mexico this week as part of effort to foster relations with Arizona's largest trading partner.Read More »
The last bill that the Legislature approved before adjourning for the year underwent major changes in the waning hours of the session that could be worth as much as $30 million in tax credits to some companies.Read More »
A coalition of businesses, religious organizations and political figures is pushing an ambitious project to change the tone of the immigration discussion in Arizona and steer it toward policies that promote comprehensive, more humane and nuanced solutions.Read More »
The Greater Phoenix Economic Council is rebooting its signature bill from the 2011 legislative session with some substantial changes that may help it avoid another veto.
The GPEC-drafted proposal, obtained by the Arizona Capitol Times, contains familiar benefits for businesses: A huge property tax break for companies that make major investments, and a tax break for Arizona-based companies that provide services to out-of-state customers.